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Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope

Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope

B&H # CEAMLT70AZ MFR # 21074
Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope

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Product Highlights

  • Achromatic Refractor
  • 70mm Aperture
  • 700mm f/10
  • Steel Leg Tripod
  • Manual Altazimuth Mount
  • Two Eyepieces
  • Diagonal
  • Highest Magnification 165x
  • SkyX Astronomy Software
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The AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope from Celestron is an excellent way to encourage a budding interest to observing the celestial pieces of eye-candy that adorn the night dome of the heavens. With a moderate 70mm aperture the AstroMaster LT 70AZ comes with everything needed to get started appreciating the wonders of the night sky. Two eye pieces of 10 and 20mm with an included diagonal supply versatile magnification to move from a farther wider view to a closer more detailed study. An attached StarPointer finderscope boasts an illuminated set of concentric circles for acquiring a general direction to aim the telescope while trying to pin-down a specific target. A basic manual altazimuth mount dispenses intuitive tracking and alignment of the scope. This is a better entry level telescope for first time indulgence in the astronomical art of sky watching. It is packed full of everything needed to get started.

Quick release dovetail attachment
Fully coated glass optics for clear, crisp images
Deluxe accessory tray for convenient storage of accessories
Two eyepieces and a diagonal for optimal viewing experiences
Permanently mounted StarPointer allows general area acquisition
Pan handle Altazimuth control with clutch for smooth and accurate pointing
"The Sky" Level 1 planetarium software with 10,000 object database and enhanced images
Rugged, pre-assembled tripod with 1" steel tube legs provides a rigid and stable platform
Technical data; 10mm and 20mm eyepieces with 70x and 35x magnification respectively, 10-165x lowest to highest useful magnification, 11.7 Limiting Stellar Magnitude, Rayleigh Resolution of 1.99 arc seconds, Dawes Resolution of 1.66 arc seconds, Light Gathering Power of 100x, AOV & FOV = 1.7° - 89' @ 1000 yd / 29.5 m @ 1000 m
In the Box
Celestron AstroMaster LT 70AZ Telescope
  • Tripod
  • Diagonal
  • 2 x Eyepieces
  • Finderscope
  • Accessory Tray
  • Sky CD Software
  • Altazimuth Mount
  • CR1620 Battery
  • Two Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 2.8 / 70 mm
    Focal Length 27.6" / 700 mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Diagonal Yes
    Finderscope Built-On StarPointer
    Tripod 1" Steel Tubes
    Mount Type Altazimuth
    Power Source StarPointer 1x CR2032
    Optical Tube Dimensions 28" / 711 mm
    Weight 16 lb / 7.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 34.2 x 13.3 x 8.6"

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